The 20 Most Useless College Degrees

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“It doesn’t matter what you major in, all that matters is getting that degree in your hand.” This phrase was thrown around by my parents so much that I actually believed it, or at least wanted to. Thanks, parents. Here’s a list of the 20 most useless degrees a student can get. If you are surprised to see your major on this list don’t be hurt – at least you had fun in college, right? Check out the other suckers below (myself included) who thought they made the right choice.

1. Journalism

Median starting salary: $35,800
Median mid-career salary: $66,600
Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: -4,400
Percentage Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: -6.32

2. Horticulture

Median starting salary: $35,000
Median mid-career salary: $50,800
Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: -15,200
Percentage Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: -1.74

3. Agriculture

Median starting salary: $42,300
Median mid-career salary: $59,700
Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: -9,100
Percentage Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: -0.88

4. Advertising

Median starting salary: $37,800
Median mid-career salary: $73,200
Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: -800
Percentage Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: -1.71

5. Fashion Design

Median starting salary: $37,700
Median mid-career salary: $72,200
Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: +200
Percentage Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: +0.81

6. Child and Family Studies

Median starting salary: $29,500
Median mid-career salary: $38,400
Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: +36,100
Percentage Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: +12.33

7. Music

Median starting salary: $36,700
Median mid-career salary: $57,000
Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: +19,600
Percentage Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: +8.16

8. Mechanical Engineering Technology

Median starting salary: $53,300
Median mid-career salary: $84,300
Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: -700
Percentage Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: -1.45

9. Chemistry

Median starting salary: $42,400
Median mid-career salary: $83,700
Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: +2,100
Percentage Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: +2.48

10. Nutrition

Median starting salary: $42,200
Median mid-career salary: $56,700
Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: +5,600
Percentage Change in number of jobs, 2008-2018: +9.24

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